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25 Cookies Recipes You Won't Believe Are Vegan

Typically, cookies are not considered a vegan-diet staple. Most recipes contain eggs or some animal byproduct that would violate the diet. That may be the case for most desserts or sweat treats, but these 25 cookie recipes are vegan-diet approved and can even fool nonvegans just by how tasty they …

Dessert

Our Best Tomato Sauce Recipes To Use Up Your Jar of Tomato Paste

Fancy yourself a true pasta aficionado? If you answered "yes," you know that tomato sauce is anything but boring. Whether you're looking for simple, …

Italian Food

9 Pasta Recipes With at Least 2 Servings of Vegetables

When it comes to healthy dinner options, it seems pasta is often forgotten. Which is a shame, because pasta can actually be a delicious blank canvas …

Cooking

How To Practice Mindfulness At Work

Would you try something new at work if it meant lower stress levels and a better corporate culture? (Yes, please!)<p>Mindfulness has been shown to offer these benefits, which is why more and more companies are starting to notice. Aetna opened a Mindfulness Center, while Google and Nike offer …

Mindfulness

Is dried fruit healthy?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Yes, dried fruits -- including dried apricots, dried cranberries, raisins, dried dates, dried figs and prunes -- pack a big nutrient punch for their shrunken size.<p>The reason is that nutrients and fiber are more concentrated when water is removed from fruit. For comparison, a half-cup of …

Nutrition

You should stop eating those 'healthy' ice creams — here's why

If you've been anywhere near a grocery freezer aisle in the last year or two, you've probably noticed a new kind of sweet treat: So-called "healthy" ice creams that boast minimal sugar content and rock-bottom calorie counts. In some cases, an entire <i>pint</i> of "healthy" ice cream has fewer calories …

Nutrition

Here's the cookbook for parents tackling back-to-school meal planning

As a working parent of a 4-year-old, some of the things I Google most are: "meal planning strategies," "sandwich ideas" and "how to make overnight …

Penguin Random House

28 After-School Snacks to Eat By the Handful

New teachers, new subjects, new backpacks, and new classmates. The beginning of the school year is filled with chaos and emotional rollercoasters. Whether it’s the first day of kindergarten or a victory lap of college, juggling new routines and challenges can be a handful. Sometimes it barely feels …

These 15 attitude changes will make you more likable

No man (or woman) is an island at work. The core truth is that our success depends on others. Whether we get promoted, get raises and succeed in …

What Google's Highest-Rated Training Program Can Teach You About Getting Ahead | Inc.com

It's the most highly rated training program at Google.<p>It has the longest waiting list to get in.<p>But it isn't about a topic you might expect that would help employees get ahead at a company like that.<p>It isn't, in other words, about coding, algorithms, or cloud computing.<p>It's about mindfulness, and …

Mindfulness

Your Meal Plan Needs These Easy 30-Minute Dinners

When you're planning your meals for the week, it can be tempting to put the same five dinners on repeat. If it's not broke, why fix it, right? That's …

Cooking

Want to live to 100? Eat more of this 'magical' food

Do you want to live to be 100-years-old? The answer probably depends on knowing how well you'd feel during those later years.<p>While there's no …

Evaluate Your Meditation

After a person has been meditating for some time, it’s important that he or she evaluate how the practice is developing. Is it working? Does it need …

6 surprising foods that stain teeth plus 6 that will clean and whiten them

When you think of stained teeth, you may be quick to blame coffee. But there are other foods and beverages that could be tingeing your pearly whites. …

Dentistry

How to avoid overthinking at night, reveals a leading mindfulness expert

Reclaim your sleep with these top tips<p>We've all had those night's when you can't quite manage to switch off and your thoughts keep running through …

6 Amazing Body Changes When You Give Up Carbs

Simple carbs, such as those found in cookies, candy and chips, are <i>The Bachelorette</i> of the food world. They’ll give you a quick thrill — but you know …

The Power of Solitude

Most of us are afraid to be alone.I’m talkin’ no cell phone, no Wi-Fi alone. When was the last time you were by yourself and didn’t try to sweeten, …

Mindfulness

Mediterranean style diet may prevent dementia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Meals from the sunny Mediterranean have been linked to stronger bones, a healthier heart and longer life, along with a reduced risk for diabetes and high blood pressure.<p>Now you can add lowering your risk for dementia to the ever growing list of reasons to follow the Mediterranean diet or …

Holistic Medicine

RANKED: The 10 healthiest leafy greens you should be putting in your salad

We used the CDC's ranking of powerhouse foods, combined with how many nutrients (specifically potassium, fiber, protein, riboflavin, niacin, folate, B6, calcium, iron, zinc, and vitamins A, C, and B6) the greens pack per calorie, to determine the healthiest leafy greens you can choose. Following is …

Healthy Eating

The healthy eating habits you should adopt from Italians

Italian food is indisputably delicious, arguably the best of all cuisines. But eating microwaved lasagna in front of your favorite sitcom re-run is …

A No-Cook Meal-Prep Plan With Just 8 Ingredients for 5 Easy Lunches

Roasting a ton of veggies, simmering a large batch of chili, baking up an eight-serving lasagna—these are all great ways to meal-prep for the week …

Healthy Eating

These Snacks Are Perfect If You’re Always On The Go

If you’ve “accidentally” turned an assortment of office snacks into a full meal, you’re definitely not alone. But grazing rarely seems to do the …

19 Three-Ingredient Lunches So Easy You Can Bring Them to Work

How many times have you vowed to pack lunch more often, but ended up falling off the wagon and going back to …

Healthy Eating

Four sweet pie recipes, plus three seasonal variations on each

<b>Butterscotch pies (main picture)</b><p><b>Imen McDonnell,</b> <b>farmette.ie</b><p>For each and every celebration, my Grandma Ursula baked a trifecta of pies that she never seemed to deviate from: chocolate, strawberry, and my favourite, butterscotch. Over the years, I have enjoyed experimenting with her recipe for the …

Baking

Vanilla Bean Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Buttercream Frosting

What do you do with mini roses that are on the brink of dying? Use them to decorate cupcakes of course! These Vanilla Bean Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean …

Dessert

Make Your Own McDonald's Oreo Tiramisu and Experience the Magic

If you're as excited as we are about McDonald's Hong Kong's Oreo-themed menu, you're in the right place! This take on the Oreo tiramisu is fluffy, sweet, and loaded with coffee plus cookies-and-cream flavor.<p>McDonald's-Inspired Oreo Tiramisu<p>Kevin Smith, POPSUGAR Food<p>Ingredients<p><b>For filling</b>:<br>• 6 egg …

Spaghetti and Meatballs

1 pound spaghetti<p>Salt, for pasta water<p>Meatballs:<p>1 1/4 pounds ground sirloin<p>2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce, eyeball it<p>1 egg, beaten<p>1/2 cup Italian …

22 Homemade Chips, Crackers, and Snacks to Satisfy All Your Munchies

I haven't made it to the movies much this year, so I have a lot of catching up to do before the Oscars. I don't mind, though—my couch is comfier than theater seats and finding a movie on Netflix is better than shelling out for tickets. Best of all, watching a movie at home means trading overpriced …

Food